noun ama·ro·ne \ˌä-mä-ˈrō-nā\

Definition of amarone

  1. :  a robust dry red Italian wine with a high alcohol content

Origin and Etymology of amarone

Italian, from Italian dialect (Veneto), literally, tart, very dry, augmentative of amaro tart, bitter, from Latin amarus bitter

First Known Use: circa 1956

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